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Mexico foreign e-services VAT register June 2020

  • Feb 23, 2020 | Richard Asquith

Mexico has advised non-resident providers of electronic or digital services to Mexican consumers that they must register for VAT by 1 July 2020. This is one month after VAT is introduced on foreign-sourced e-services on 1 June 2020.

Non-residents must appoint a local VAT representative as a correspondent with the Mexican authorities. Once VAT registered, providers will be expected to report monthly on VAT collected, and file by the 17th of the month following the reporting month. Providers may identify Mexico as the country of residence, and therefore taxation, by reference to the IP address or telephone number of the customer.

The new VAT liabilities apply to B2B as well as B2C supplies.

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VP Global Indirect Tax
Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, helping businesses understand their compliance obligations as they grow globally. He can be contacted at: He is part of the European leadership team which this year won International Tax Review's Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard qualified as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.
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